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Florida Keys: Drive from Miami to Key West

Pigeon Key, Florida Keys

This post lets you follow our drive from Miami to Key West along the Florida Keys. It’s a drive along Caribbean islands. The Florida Keys are a 112 mile long chain of tropical islands. The chain begins at the bottom of Florida’s mainland and ends at Key West, after innumerable islands connected by bridges. The single islands are called keys ...

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Four Short Walking Trails in the Everglades

Anhinga bird, the Everglades

This post will show you four short walking trails in the famous Everglades National Park, Florida. We will begin with the Anhinga Trail, one of the most popular Everglades trails, and also see the Gumbo Limbo Trail next to it. Then we will drive on to the southern edge of the national park, to a place called Flamingo that has ...

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Everglades National Park: Day Trip to Shark Valley

Dreaming about travel: alligator in Shark Valley, Florida

As we wanted to ride bikes in the Everglades we made a day trip to Shark Valley. Shark Valley Visitors Center in Everglades National Park has bikes for rent so there we went and cycled between alligators, birds and snakes. This post will show you how we did it and what biking in the Everglades is like. Afterwards we learned about ...

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Miami Ocean Drive Art Deco District at Night

In this post I will show you what the Miami Beach and its Ocean Drive Art Deco district looks like after dark. As we all know, the South Beach Art Deco buildings look amazing at daytime but at night they look even better. If you really want to see Ocean Drive night lights it’s not sufficient to just drive along ...

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National Mall Walking Itinerary, Washington DC

Lincoln Memorial, National Mall

This post will show you Washington DC and a National Mall walking itinerary that takes you to all famous Washington museums and monuments. So why not park your car and explore the famous Washington DC National Mall by foot? The National Mall is a 2,5 miles long green area between Capitol Hill in the east and the Lincoln Memorial in the west. Washington ...

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Washington DC Day Trip to Old Town Alexandria

House in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, US

If you are visiting Washington DC, spend a day on a day trip to Old Town Alexandria. Alexandria is a postcard-pretty and well preserved 18th century town and full of history.   A long time ago Alexandria was a big port and the commercial center of the region. Many historic buildings remain from those days and otherwise the town has a ...

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Washington DC: Capitol Hill Walk

The U.S. Capitol

This self-guided walk will show you the Capitol Hill in Washington DC. My one day Capitol Hill walk will take you to the famous halls of the US Capitol and the Library of Congress and we will also visit the nearby US Botanic Gardens. Seeing all these attractions needs a full day and you should prepare your trip in advance, ...

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Sightseeing in Miami: A Miami Driving Route

We made a self-drive trip to the most interesting areas of Miami, Florida and spent a great day driving around and sightseeing in Miami.  The Miami area is huge and there is so much to see that you don’t even know about. So it will help you if you know where to go and what to see. But try to ...

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Cycling along Miami Beach and Ocean Drive

Dreaming about travel: Biking along Miami Beach

Miami Beach, if any, is the ideal cycling destination. South Beach bike paths are many and you can easily bike along Ocean Drive and the miles long beach promenade. Or take any quiet South Beach street and feel the tropics and the great art deco. This post will help you explore Miami’s South Beach along bike paths. We took bikes ...

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